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Interesting Things to do in Davis and Nearby Communities

Farmer's Market at the Silo, Photo Credit: Laurie Lewis
The Davis area offers visitors many interesting options, whether you're visiting for a weekend or a week. Sacramento and Davis are home to many fun and interesting things to do and a range of exciting activities to fill up your days.  See the list below for a sampling of great day activities.

On Campus:

Bohart Museum, photo credit: Karin Higgins
In Davis:

Sacramento & Other Nearby Areas:

  • Sacramento Zoo – With its 14.3 acres of land, the Sacramento Zoo is home to over 500 animals.
  • Old Town Sacramento – Explore old Sacramento, with attractions such as the California State Railroad Museum, California State Military Museum, and the Sacramento History Museum.
  • Sutter's Fort - Destination of many wagon trains during the California Gold Rush.
  • California State Capital Museum – The building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government
  • California Museum - Exhibits include the California Hall of Fame, California Indians, California's Remarkable Women, and more.
  • Heidrick Ag History Center Agricultural Museum - includes rare examples of tractors, harvesters, trucks, autos, horse-drawn implements and other artifacts that tell the agricultural story of California.

Nearby Shopping:

Arden Fair Mall - Sacramento
Vacaville Premium Outlets - Vacaville

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